Monday, March 31, 2014

Vegetable Grafting Workshop

Vegetable Grafting Workshop 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 • 9:00am—4:30pm 
Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center 
8202 CR 417, Live Oak, FL 32060 
Cost: $50 per person 

This workshop is for farmers interested in learning about using grafting as an integrative tool for 
vegetable production. The program, presented by Dr. Xin Zhao of UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences 
Department, Dr. Erin Rosskopf of USDA ARS, and Dr. Richard Hassell of Clemson University, will 
feature hands-on grafting practice and discuss a variety of topics such as:

  • Grafted Vegetable Production Worldwide 
  • Benefits and Challenges of Vegetable Grafting 
  • Grafting Demonstration 
  • Grafting Methods and Grafted Transplant Production 
  • Grafting Practice: Tomato, Melon, and Watermelon 
  • Healing Process 
  • Research Update: Grafted Tomato, Melon, and Watermelon Studies
To register online, visit: 

To register by mail, send form and payment to: 
(checks payable to) University of Florida 7580 County Road 136 • Live Oak, FL 32060 

For more information, contact: 
Sarah White                                     OR                 Karen Hancock                                           
386-362-1725, ext. 102                                          386-362-1725, ext. 101